Malaysia wants to improve trade relations with Pakistan

Malaysian High Commissioner Dr. Hasrul Sani Mujtabar said Malaysia is taking keen interest to improve trade with Pakistan. He stated this while visiting Rawalpindi...

Economic reforms led to stability and progress: Dar

The Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, who is in Yokohama Japan to attend the 50th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Friday...

Board of Investment committed for facilitating foreign investors in SEZs

The Board of Investment (BOI) is committed to facilitate the foreign investors for providing them modern facilities in Special Economic Zones (SEZs). SEZs investors...

Exports of cement shrink by 50.75pc during April 2017

Exports are proving to be Achilles's heel for the cement sector that has seen its growth inhibited by the regular decline in exports despite...

Committee concerned over black marketing, delayed delivery of new cars

National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Industries and Production showed serious reservations over the delayed delivery of new vehicles by the manufacturer/assemblers, indicating towards the...

ICCI asks NBP to offer easy credit scheme for SMEs

Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry Khalid Malik has called upon the National Bank of Pakistan to consider offering an easy...

Soybean worth $150.72 mln, palm oil $1.384 bln imported

Soybean oil worth US$ 72.456 million was imported into the country during the last three-quarters of the current financial year, as compared to the...

She Loves Tech, global start-up competition now open

The She Loves Tech Global Start-Up Competition is designed to give the world’s most promising women entrepreneurs and women impact startups an opportunity to...

Pakistan to get $ 2.5b as infrastructural financing from ADB: Ishaq Dar

Pakistan will hopefully get financial allocation of $2.5b as infrastructural financing from Asian Development Bank (ADB), which would help country’s economy to post 7 per cent growth...

GB establishes BoI to facilitate investment, utilise CPEC potential

Like other provinces of the country, Gilgit-Baltistan has also constituted its own Board of Investment (BoI) to attract investment and facilitate the investors in...

Japan provides $ 24 million for Islamabad-Burhan Transmission Line

Japan and Pakistan on Thursday signed a loan agreement worth $24 million for the first phase of implementation of Islamabad-Burhan Transmission Line Reinforcement Project.The...

Pakistan’s corporatisation: Senate Standing Committee approves Companies Bill

The Senate Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economics Affairs, Statistics and Privatisation has approved the Companies Bill, 2017, after proposing certain important changes. The...

Registration spree: SECP registers 884 companies in April, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has registered a record number of 884 companies during the month of April 2017, witnessing an...

ADB to provide financing of $1.055m for nine projects in Pakistan during 2017-2019

Asian Development Bank will roughly provide financing including loans and grants valuing $1.055m for nine projects in Pakistan particularly in water and irrigation sectors during...

Pakistan’s economy to grow says UN survey

The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017 report has forecast Pakistan’s growth forecast to be 5.2pc and 5.4pc for the...

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